Not Long Now Until Chelsea
It’s less than a fortnight until the start of the Chelsea Flower Show and things are moving fast. Schools have been sending in the results of their growing experiments together with pictures of pupils measuring the plants and completing their report books.
Many thanks to all of you that have completed the experiment so far. Some of you are sending in plants for display at
Even though most schools received packets of carrot seeds only a small proportion have reported they have grown good sized roots that would be worth displaying at
While you have been growing and measuring, Jane and I have been creating the
The school building that forms the central backbone of the stand is a majestic structure the size of a double-decker bus. It will be clad in false bricks and roof tiles proudly bearing the name of The Miracle-Gro’wers Academy. That’s the new name for all the schools that have combined to create our Learning Journey stand. On one side there is space for the edible garden and the other is the Kitchen/Laboratory where selected Miracle-Gro’wers will get to meet the visitors to the best gardening show in the world. We hope you like it - you surely won’t miss it!
More news next week as we start gathering all the plants together and the posters are produced that will explain about the Healthy Living Plan.